Posts about Empathy

TED Talk. Guy Winch: Why we all need to practice emotional first aid


We are physically healthy but a mess psychologically? We treat ourselves less kindly than we would treat our best friends? We tend to ruminate and cannot stop dwelling on a negative incident? To stop replaying the same event in your mind over again; to develop a positive attitude towards yourselves; to prioritise your psychological health and practice emotional hygiene with the same compassion you would apply if it were your bodies is what Guy gently recommends in this video.

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A Quad bike seemingly watching and listeneing . Sometimes, objects strike us human.

TED Talk. Julian Treasure: How to speak so that people want to listen


Have you ever felt that nobody is paying any attention while you are trying to convey a message? In this entertaining talk, sound expert Julian Treasure shares the secrets of powerful speaking, sprinkled with useful vocal exercises and tips on how to spice one’s talks up by implementing different shades of empathy. Successful – and wise! – speakers render their audience prick-eared by never committing these “Seven deadly sins of speaking”: Gossip, judging, negativity, complaining, excuses, exaggeration and dogmatism.

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